overdub

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ dub (in the sense of double)

Verb[edit]

overdub (third-person singular simple present overdubs, present participle overdubbing, simple past and past participle overdubbed)

  1. (sound engineering) To record a part along with an already recorded part or parts.
    The rhythm guitar part is live, but the solo was overdubbed.

Noun[edit]

overdub (plural overdubs)

  1. (sound engineering) An overdubbed part.
    The rhythm guitar part is live, but the solo is an overdub.

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